Some of the videos from the DC Tax Day Tea Party.
I have a bunch more, and I will be putting them up, but four and I’m bleary-eyed. They’re also mostly after the fold. This is Rebecca Wales, one of the organizers of the event, and also affiliated with Smart Girl Politics. She had a busy day.
Columbus Tea Party Early Report
I stopped briefly by the Columbus Tea Party, which began on the State House lawn at 6:00. I’d estimate the crowd at about 1500 to 2000 and still growing, albeit slowly, at 6:45. It was pretty easy to calculate that there were 400 to 500 on the State House steps, and from there estimate the numbers on the ground. That struck me as a pretty good crowd | Read More »
Aftermath Radio Post Game Tea Party Show With a Stellar Lineup!
Aftermath Radio has put together a stellar group of guests for our Tea Party Post Game Show joining us will be: Julia Seymour from The Business & Media Institute (BMI), Jeff Emanuel of RedState and PJTV, Jennifer Rubin Pajamas Media’s DC Editor, and Phil Kerpen, Director of Policy for Americans for Prosperity! Please join us for for what looks to be a great Post Game | Read More »
ACORN’s Bag Of Dirty Tricks
This could be a liberal letting the cat out of the bag prematurely (i.e. “loose lips sink ships”), or a conservative cleverly parodying ACORN types and giving us a heads-up on what to expect from the Left today. As you may know a bunch of redneck traitors are planning a protest on April 15th involving waving around a few tea bags and demonstrating mild irritation | Read More »
What’s your Tax Enough Already story? (open thread)
So I did the math ‘tween my last paycheck and today’s, now that the IRS has adjusted taxable witholdings for all to wonder in amazement at our Dear Leader’s promise of a tax break for 95% of working Americans. Mine comes out to 54 cents more per pay period or 3.4 cents/day. Here’s what I’m NOT looking forward to (courtesy of The Heritage Foundation): • | Read More »
Bill Press Smells a Rat? Maybe it’s him?
If all our Tea Party protests are paid for by big organizations like Freedom Works, where exactly am I supposed to submit my invoices? Let’s see, gas to and from the various protests, countless hours on the phone. What’s my time worth, Bill? I’m just going to put this out there, if anyone is getting their various websites paid for, (domain names, server hosting, etc.) | Read More »
Can Tea Parties pay it forward? Yes We Can.
Middle America, MSMedia, Leftists, democrats and socialists will do their all to downplay the significance of over 770 Tea Parties taking place from sea to shining sea tomorrow. In my mind, there is but one critique worth discussion: What happens on April 16th? Are these Taxed Enough Already parties simply an exercise in venting or, despite the much stressed non-partisan approach, are they not a | Read More »
Many people who are fed up with the both the amount of money that the federal government spends on boondoggles and the manner in which that money otherwise is spent plan to voice their displeasure at “tea parties” tomorrow. Because tomorrow is “tax day”, what better day to voice discontent over the government’s intrusion into our monetary well being? As best I can tell, | Read More »
Tea Partyin’ Houston Style
For months now, we’ve been hearing about Tea Parties — starting with Rick Santelli’s rant on CNBC back in February. Since that time, folks all over the country have been organizing and getting in on the protest. It’s worth listening to again and again: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEZB4taSEoA So the Tea Parties have been springing up, including here in Houston. But now, it seems that because www.freedomworks.org (of | Read More »
Heading to a Tea Party ARMED…with a video camera!
With all the rumors of ACORN crashing the Tea Parties and with the “Right-Wing Terrorist” report by the department of Homeland Security, I would NOT put it pass ACORN to incite violence at the Tea Parties to make it look like the Tea Party Protestors are the violent group. Wow that was a long sentence. I am going to a Tea Party tomorrow armed with | Read More »
Misleading Tea Party Robo-calls?
Eric McGrane, one of the Richmond Tea party organizers, sent this note overnight: There is a robo-call telephone campaign being waged against the tea party event that is misinforming the public as to the correct date/time for the event. Please be aware that the event is **STILL** being held on April 15th @ 6:00 at Kanawha Plaza in downtown Richmond. Please check with any others | Read More »
Slouching Toward Compassion and a Tea Party
I just finished reading Slouching Toward Gomorrah and The Tragedy of American Compassion. I have also been thinking a lot about a Tea Party on April 15th, hence the title. Both of these books and what I have seen and read about Tea Parties indicate an American human condition that extends past partisan politics and current events. I now understand no immediate fixes of an | Read More »
Gulfport/Biloxi MS Tax Day Tea Party
Promoted by Jeff Pass it around! WHAT TAX DAY TEA PARTY – GULFPORT, MS WHERE Gulfport Sportsplex (Directions) 17200 16th St Gulfport, MS 39503 WHEN April 15, 2009 a little bit before 6PM Central Time. If they show up, TV Cameras from WLOX-TV will be there at 6PM so do not be late. Bring a smile, a handshake, a positive attitude and a chair. Don’t | Read More »
Tea Parties Across New England… …Even Vermont
As the States Blog notes… BOSTON– While there are over 2000 tea parties planned around the nation for this coming tax day, April 15, one of the largest and certainly the most symbolic will be held in Boston. Thousands of participants are anticipated to gather to hear some of the nation’s leading public policy leaders address why our federal government’s policies of excessive economic micromanagement, | Read More »